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Two Upcoming Events for Women in Petrochemicals

March is Women’s History Month, and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has two upcoming opportunities for the women in our industry to network and connect with their peers. Women currently make up about 25 percent of the workforce,...

/ March 15, 2017

Exposing the carbon tax to scrutiny

Last month a group of noted conservatives, gathered into the Climate Leadership Council (CLC), outlined yet another carbon tax proposal. This week the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) offered a harsh critique of their plan in its new report, “The Deeply...

/ March 8, 2017

Cybersecurity Trends in 2017

Last month I, along with 40,000 other people, attended the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.  Between the sales pitches, the seemingly acres of trade show booths and wall-to-wall people, there were some great speakers talking about what to expect...

/ March 1, 2017

EPA Reminds Retail Stations About E15 Pump Labels

Retail gasoline stations may be confused regarding E15 pump labeling and Reid vapor pressure (RVP) requirements. There are federal and state RVP requirements on summer gasoline to reduce hydrocarbon emissions, because hydrocarbon emissions are a ground-level ozone precursor.  E15 is...

/ February 24, 2017